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Sep 6, 2010 10:00pm EDT
country. some officials told us they would intensify efforts to make sure their clerks were honest. but it's still happening. meet willis willis of grand prairie texas. he plays the lottery at the same store every week. one day last spring he handed his teickets behind the counter >> i asked the guy to check my ticket if it was a winner or not. >> the clerk was a 25-year-old college student. >> he came back and said, you have a $2 winner. >> but it turns out willis had won a little more than 2 bucks. he had really won a million. his ticket, according to the local d.a., was stolen by the clerk. she presented the case to the grand jury. >> and they made a determination that the man commented the offense of claiming the lottery prize by fraud. >> it's hard to know exactly how often this happens. what we do know is all over the country lottery retailers are turning up as some of the biggest winners around. in new york, a lottery retailer has cashed 120 winning tickets for more than $500,000. and in florida there are seven lottery retailers among the frequent winners. including one that has
NBC
Sep 3, 2010 9:00pm EDT
not give up till they brought her home. >> we were not going to leave without her letting us know where she was. >> cracked, the case of the girl who never came home. >> good evening and welcome to "dateline." i'm ann curry. what happens after a family refuses to let the case of a missing child go unsolved. this family's passion was matched by the dedication of a veteran policeman and a young intern, who working together, were finally able to uncover the truth. here's dennis murphy. >> she was meeting a friend, and they were meeting at the dairy queen and they were going to go to church. >> she's your daughter. she's your sister. she's 13 years old, and she disappears. >> had a birthday cake and nobody to blow out the candles. >> my chief threw this box on my desk. he says, this is an old file. they want you to solve it. >> he promised me, he says, i will not give up till we find cindy. >> i took that file home with me almost every single night and just kept re-reading it. there was more to it. you could see that. >> there's the seeker card. he says, you must be the seeker. the pe
NBC
Sep 20, 2010 3:05am EDT
race? - oh, yeah, that's a great idea. - but imagine actually trying to use him as a wheelbarrow, like stacking bricks on him and doing, like, doo-doo-doo. you know what i mean? - oroga. - which is actually acefulnd quiet and not a lot of talking, so... - exactly. is he still looking at me? >>> and we are back with our "meet the press" minute. >> we learned this week of the death of long-time nbc news m edwin newman, who appeared on all programs across the news division. he was the bureau chief in london, rome and paris and later moveded tnew yk, where he became a regular member of the "today" show team. newman also served as moderator of this program more than 40 times ands a frequent panelist as well. in his first-ever appearance on the program july 10th, 1960, he interviewed presidential candidate john f. kennedy at the site of the democratic convention in los angeles. y suggested spending $2.5 billion on defense. you said it would take some time r that money to be spent and make itself felt on the economy. do you conclude that a recession is inevitable? >> i hope it is not. i just
NBC
Sep 13, 2010 3:05am EDT
democrat, have used as an ambassador to the muslim world, cultural ambassador to the muslim world, what does that have to do with al qaeda? the answer is simple. islam. let's call a spade a spade for a moment. if you are painting 1.5 billion people with the same brush of violence and extremism, you're a bigot. and i think what's disturbing is the way that that's become part of the discourse. >> it's become politicized. 9/11 has been politicized in different ways since then. in a different way now. >> we have a lot of threats tangled together. both president bush and president obama for reasons you cited in your article have said that it is in our interest to make clear and no one more forcefully than president obama in the last few days that the u.s. is at war with terror but we're not war with islam. that's been viewed as essential to send that message to the world. the lesson we're seeing in this controversy over the mosque is not all americans agree. with president bush out of office, bush expecting those sentiments suppressed that kind of argument in the republican party. if you loo
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Sep 5, 2010 7:00pm EDT
compulsion. from an early age, she was also extremely security conscious. >> my dad raised both of us girls to be afraid, to be secure. he made sure we took every precaution to be safe all the time. >> christie lived in a gated complex and kept a loaded gun in her nightstand. she had two locks on her door, secure windows. it didn't make sense. if this had been a robbery, surely there would have been some sign of forced entry. >> there's no broken door, no doorlock pried, no window broken. the house was locked. so, obviously, she let whoever in that did this. >> and given christie's obsession with security, this could mean only one thing. >> whoever killed her was somebody she knew. that was clear. >> shocking? yes, of course. but not necessarily to christie's father, as he told the news media right after the murder. >> christie was a very, very trusting girl. somebody could, a friend of hers or someone from work, or just a friend could come to the door, she'd open it for him. >> a friend? a colleague from work? was it possible christie fleming had been murdered by one of them? >>> com
NBC
Sep 13, 2010 10:00pm EDT
or their proudest moments. we found a group of parents who agreed to let us secretly videotape their children as they make pivotal decisions. have they taught their kids the right thing when it comes to letting a stranger in the house? or getting in a car with someone they think has been drinking? >> what's going on inside right now? >> and what about dealing with a bully? >> i don't wa to see her. i want her to sit over there. >>t's our first test tonight. here's how we did it. we set up a casting call for a fake reality tv show called generation gap. and these two girls think they are here to try out. >> hi, my name is sara. >> my name is jacqueline and i love to have adventures in my backyard. >> i love ice cream. >> their parents are in on this unscientific test allowing uso see how their parents react when another child is being bullied. >> you have to hit it. >> it's an important illustration. parenting expert michelle boreba who wrote "the big book of parenting solutions" says teaching a kid who witness bullying may be the key to solving this growing problem. >> on the school
NBC
Sep 24, 2010 8:00pm EDT
concerning to us. >> someone has her. >> then it happened again. >> she needs to come home. >> another teenager on a sunny afternoon. vanished too. >> she's my angel forever. >> angel, now two gone. where were they and was there lank sf. >> there was mre of a hope that they were somehowconnected. >> tonight the gripping inside story of the disturbing double mystery. >> maybe she's tied up somewher maybe she's being held ptive. >> who could solve it? >> there's a lot of desperation. >> and who was behind it? >> what type of creature would this? >> danger was lurking. >> i was shocked. that warning was not listened to. >> and a mother was bracing for a dramatic moment eye to eye with evil. >> what did you ask him? >> two families, two mysteries. two journeys for justice. >> we just have to find her. ? broad daylight. captions paid for by nbc-universatelevision >>> good evening and welcome to "dateline." i'm ann curry. the heartbreaking double mystery made headlines across the nation and tonight "dateline" has new details on the story of two teenage girls who both disappeared in broad day
NBC
Sep 17, 2010 8:00pm EDT
in love? >> i think all of us girls are. >> one with of those who lindsay had loved was this man, matt mcduff. they dated from t2001 to 2006 ad traveled a lot together. >> she was a pretty driven girl. she was folks used on what she wated to achieve. which was? >> she wanted a year, too thngs with her life. >> we're not even definitely launching it it for about two week >> lindsay's chosen year was real estate. she was following in the footsteps of her father. >> it was an industry in many ways that was best suited for her. >> she could sell ice in alaska. >> it wasn't selling for her. it was socializing. it was being lindsay. >> and as the end of 2007 approached, both 24-year-old lindsay and her business were beginning to blossom. lindsay was now living with a new boyfriend who was chasing many of the same dreams. his name was jason zaloe, a mortge broker with a real estate license. what did you feel like when you were with her? >> alive. every time she would walk into a ro you would know she was there. she was just always, always happy. >> and in the small island world of victo
NBC
Sep 10, 2010 9:00pm EDT
so panicked. >> it's too hard to go on. >> the police were going to be looking for us. >> a mother of two. desperate, hiding, running from the law and her ex-husband. >> see there? >> a cross-cultural marriage. once happy. >> hello, mom. we're in turkey now. >> then gone sour. >> every e-mail just kept getting worse and worse and worse. >> a young mother convinced her husband was a danger to their daughters. but a foreign court awarded him custody. >> how were they going to do that? take them away from me. >> she grabbed the girls and fled. >> put them on that boat, and they took off. >> now she was a fugitive, accused of kidnapping. >> i go back to turkey, i go back to prison. >> but what caused her fear? was it her ex-husband or dark secrets in her own family's past? >> we did have some abuse in our family. >> and what will happen to her children? >> we have two little girls that are totally innocent. >> we have two little girls that are totally innocent. >> "on the run." captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening, and welcome to "dateline." i'm ann curry. our
NBC
Sep 6, 2010 3:05am EDT
moment. >> he always had that spirit in him ha was useful and look at things and be curious and amazed by them. >> reporter: but what was before it happened, of course. and ultimately before, for emory, was the island of kauai where he grew up on world famous beaches. this is his little brother nigel. >> we did everything together. best friends. i always looked at him and said, i don't know what i'd do if i lost you. >> reporter: from the start, emory's family saw something special in him. and in his way with the waves. >> started with a little boogie board. then he kind of graduated to learn how to surf the inside reef and he'd start picking up waves a little bit. then a hurricane hit the island. >> reporter: in 1992 when emory was 9, hurricane iniki devastated kauai and devastated cindy, too. so no home, no job after the storm, she picked up her sons and left for california. >> i just had a focus of supporting my kids and then surviving. >> reporter: she leaned on churches, family, the red cross. >> my mom came out here with nothing, you know? kind of hard but we did what we h
NBC
Sep 10, 2010 10:00pm EDT
next day! that makes me feel better about using these cards. they've got my back. they've got my back. [ male announcer ] the opportunity to worry less about fraud with the zero liability guarantee from bank of america. >>> on may 30th joran van der sloot met 21-year-old stephany flores at this lima, peru casino and brought her to his hotel. hours later van der sloot was seen on the security camera leaving the building. and he was gone. after not hearing from her for a couple of days, stephany flores's family began to worry. they started to search. at first they suspected a kidnapping. her brother, enrique. >> they found her vehicle in an alley. >> reporter: they learned from a casino worker that stephany was last seen with joran van der sloot and quickly discovered his connection to the natalee holloway case. >> then we find out who he was. o'and it was a shock for us. >> reporter: when a hotel employee went to van der sloot's room to investigate, she had no idea what she'd find. when the receptionist entered room 309, she found the body of stephany flores. she'd been badly beat
NBC
Sep 27, 2010 3:05am EDT
. you see us being 20th in math and science, we've fallen one generation from first to ninth in college graduates? that's unacceptable. we're paying a terrible price in the economy because we've lost our way educationally. that's why we're pushing so hard for reform. >> there's a lot of money in the reform movement right now. you t most of it. you got billions of dollars. as part of race to the top. president bush started no child left behind. that will be reauthorized, you hope, certainly. where are we with those? you're giving money. but there's a lot more conditions to drive accountability. >> we're not investing in the status quo. with the race to the top, it represen less than 1% of the total k through 12 spending nationally, you see 36 states raising standards,ot dummying down things, not lying to children because of political pressure. most states are removing barriers to innovative schools. eliminate the linking of teacher evaluation and student achievement. it's remarkable progress and courage at the local level. that's what we're investing in. great leadership, great c
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